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Detect if runtime is device or desktop (ARM or x86/x64)

This article on suchan.cz describes how to access several system details in a UWP application: current OS family - phone/desktop/... current OS build number - 10.0.10240.16413 current OS ...
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How to use Adafruit TCA9548A 1-to-8 I2C Multiplexer Breakout in C#?

A code sample is right there on Adafruit website (in Python, but it's very simple). The TCA9548A multiplexer is interesting in that it has an I2C address (0x70 by default) - and you basically send ...
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cost of Windows 10 on the Pi

From Microsoft's 'Windows For Business' pages: There is a SKU ‘Windows 10 IoT Core’ available at no royalty cost for all our device makers that enables automatic OS updates via Windows Update ...
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Window IoT Core stuck while booting on Raspberry Pi 3

I had this problem too, it never got past that boot screen. It turned out it was a power supply problem. Pi 3 requires 2 A, and I had a 1.5 A micro USB adapter. When I switched to a 2 A adapter it ...
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UWP app on Raspbian

I am sorry to say that UWP will not run on anything but Windows 10.(It is universal for any Windows 10 device... not truly a universal OS solution :( ) The portability was intended for Windows 10 ...
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How Do I Wire up Multiple i2c Devices with Different Supply Voltages?

i2c does not need usually conversion, because its an open-drain bus, practically all modern 5V devices understand 3V3 logic. In either case, it is safe to use without any converters in most cases. ...
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Windows 10 Iot Core Will Not Boot

Updated: Overtime a lot changes have been happened, this means the Original Answer might now works for newer images. There fore the work around is Download and install Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard ...
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What games can be run on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

Win 10 IoT core differs quite much from "desktop" windows. It's highly likely that typical windows games will not run as is. Lets call that a reduced feature set. Linux applications can be run if ...
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Windows 10 IoT on RPi2 as a small HTTP / REST Web API Server

Also check out Embedded HTTP and WebSocket Server for UWP/.NET 4.5 https://www.nuget.org/packages/IotWeb/ (or on github)
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Pi with C# instead of Python

You are running Windows IoT core on the Pi. You can use Visual Studio Community to develop in a range of languages for the Pi on IoT. With C# you get the benefit of remote dubugging which is really ...
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Win 10 IoT Core for RPI usefulness without Win10 machine

You better switch to Raspbian as without Windows PC it is completely useless. You need Microsoft Visual Studio installed on a Windows 10 PC to install and run packages. As far as the usefulness is ...
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Windows 10 IOT Editions on Raspberry Pi 3

At the moment you can only run Core on Rasbperry Pi 3+ The reason is that Windows IoT core is targeted at low cost, open source or educational embedded devices and only allows a single UWA kiosk like ...
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Iot hub and rasberry pi

It looks like you are asking for a tailored solution for your DiY project. Well I think the following links can point you to right direction as these are tutorials for interfacing RaspPi to Azure IoT ...
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Window IoT Core stuck while booting on Raspberry Pi 3

I had very similar problems - I found the length of time for the first boot increases with the size of the card (so I'd expect that a 32GB card could be 15 minutes or more). You mention you've got ...
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Does Windows 10 IoT support Java on the Raspberry Pi 2?

Two years passed and Azul systems (as I understand not without the help from Microsoft) developed Java for Win 10 Iot http://www.azul.com/downloads/zulu-embedded/ Not much is known about the ...
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Windows 10 IOT equivalent of i2cdetect

Microsoft have a short walkthrough on achieving this using their premade i2cTestTool. I took a look over the documentation for the WinIoT device manager. I think that i2c devices should show up there,...
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IoT Core RPI3 Camera drivers

Answer to the first part of the question is: this specific instance didn't have anything to do with the drivers. After more digging, found some more properties we had control over. Apparently this ...
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How do I programmatically retrieve a unique identifier for a Raspberry Pi using C#/Windows IoT?

If all you want to rely on is the MAC address of an interface you can use this code. It has been available since .NET 2 and it should be implemented in IoT and Mono alike public static HashSet<...
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Windows IoT Rpi3 CPU temperature indication

You could use a Python script to read the CPU usage, temperature, and etc. How to create python project in windows iot For install lib (use pip): pip install python-psutil And import psutil ...
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C# service to run on Windows 10 IoT

The simple answer is No. If you want to try stuff out then, for a long time you could not install background services or applications. Things are slowly changing though but still very slowly tricking ...
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How to debug failed Win10 IoT installation

So, Just to answer my question and give some hints to people that may have the same problem: A new SD works, but if you format it with the official SD formatter tool, that somehow breaks all ...
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Windows IoT: Commercial use

Firstly Windows 10 IoT is not like traditional Windows 10 It only runs using .NET core It was designed to run a single app in a sandboxed thread Drivers are limited at the moment but there are ...
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Does Windows IoT support my dll?

Windows IoT required DLL to be as follows: Compiled using the ARM target Needs to target .NET Core Those restrictions strictly apply when using UWA you may be able to get away by using a console app ...
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Background app auto restart after failure

March 2017 release notes has the following statement regarding crashes and restarts: Shell Management of Application Crashes IoT Core’s shell infrastructure monitors APPX-type applications ...
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Adafruit 9-DOF or other accelerometer/magnetometer/gyroscope sensor for Raspberry PI 2/3 with Windows IoT

The linked sensor appears to require special Arduino software to work as a useful device. To get it to work you would either need to use an Arduino or port some pretty specialized code to the ...
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Adafruit 9-DOF or other accelerometer/magnetometer/gyroscope sensor for Raspberry PI 2/3 with Windows IoT

Question [OP] new to Rpi and electronics, but quite familiar with Win C# Now experimenting, but not bound to Win IoT Can switch to Raspian Mono C# or even change language Want to use sensor to detect ...
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Power for Windows 10 on Raspberry 3B+

You need 5V +/- 0.25V at 2.5amps. This will support USB devices. If you're not using USB, you can get by with less. I recommend either using a USB cable designed for charging rather than one ...
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How do I connect Raspberry to power? What kind of cord would I need?

Normally the Raspberry comes with a 5V / 3A power supply. The value of 5V is standard (can vary up to 5.20V) nothing more. The current can be up to 2.5A. I use a usb cable anyway.
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Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 0W

It's not possible. Win10 IoT only works on RPi2B & RPi3B. There's a beta version for RPi3B+. There's no version for any of the RPi4B models.
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Windows10/MacOS(64-bit) on Rasp Pi 4b 4GB RAM

Raspberry Pi uses an ARM CPU. Unless stated otherwise, macOS and Windows binaries nowdays are x86-64. You would need to run an emulator for the x86-64 architecture (QEMU might be a viable choice), ...
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